Frans Oerder 1867 (Rotterdam, Holland) - 1944 (Pretoria, South Africa)
Lived/Active South Africa
1880 to 1885 Frans Oerder studied art at Rotterdam Academy; further art tution under Ernest Blanc-Garin, Brussels.
Frans Oerder was the youngest of seven children of a municipal employee; his father opposed his choice of art as a career, but was persuaded to allow him to study decorating.
1885 Completed six year art course in five years, won King William III Gold Medal and Bursary; toured Italy; his father died leaving him a small amount of money which facilitated further art studies in Brussels.
1890 Frans Oerder followed his brother to South Africa; his first job
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